55 60 («). KARNATA. I wore a cap and rolled a garment over it; put on a laced-cloak and consumed garlic and seasmum Hour served bv an unshorn widow; ate porridge with butter-milk, and abandoned delicacies as if they were sins. 0 ! ilother, the Goddess of the Karnata Kingdom, have yon. still no pity on me ? I am Srmatha (18). 60 (/). VIJAYANAGARA. Srlnatha and Mumma :—0! Good poet Miimma, be kind to me in the presence of the king Praudhadevaraya; I can compose poetry which is equal hi pleasantness to the fragrance of the aragvadha flowers worn in the matted locks of (the god'i Virupaksa of Pampa; in melody to the harmonious sounds produced by the lofty waves of the Tnngabhadra; in sweetness to the bunches of grapes grown in the plantain gardens of Kalasa ; and in splendour to the lustre of gold and gems of the ear-rings worn by the damsels of Karnata (19). 60 (ff). NARIVAOU. The boundary between the kingdoms of Eottdavldu and Vijayanagara :—Did not Arjuna hide his G-andiva in a tree at the command of Dharmaja? Similarly, at the command of the Goddess of learning, I also kept my titles with humility near the streamlet Narivagu with the object of picking them up again on my way back to the Telugu country (20). 60 (h), M&RELLA SlMA. Marella-sima shines, indeed, by its prosperity. In the middle of the village streets are stones and stone-mortars; thejilledu (arka) plant grows in abundance in the precincts of every village; the savadis (travellers' camping places) stand apart; the people put on a vadadolu (a leather garment ?) about their waist; eat multi-coloured food and porridge carried in Jcavadis ; and drink water that oozes out (of the ground or the rocks). The temples are desolate and ruinous; and the naga-stones are the only gods that are worshipped (22).